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Gerry And The Pacemakers Reveal Their Success Secret: 'We Let Go!'

Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 5 April 1963

"UND JETZT," said Gerry (of the Pacemakers), "ein wünsche für..." The rest of his announcement was drowned by a burst of good-natured jeering from the crowd in a Liverpool ballroom. He recalls : "It took me a few seconds to catch on. Then I realised what it was all about. We'd spent five weeks in Hamburg and I was still introducing the numbers in German! It took a lot of living down."

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